Autumn and Winter are filled with evocative aromas that bring back pleasant memories for many of…hearty meals, baked goodies, childhood
Essential Oils for Healing & Alternative Health Articles
Vitamin D is so important for immune function that low levels are associated with an increased risk of respiratory diseases, including tuberculosis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as viral and bacterial respiratory infections and immune-related disorders.
Cat bites can be dangerous, leading to blood poisoning and serious consequences from infection. You can safely treat cat bites at home with anti-infectious, scar-reducing essential oils with great results!
FROM KAREN WILLIAMS: “Linalool and linalyl acetate can each calm spasms individually. And when they show up side by side (like in Clary Sage!), they enhance one another’s effects. We call that working in synergy.
This is a cramp oil recipe with Clary Sage and three other popular oils for cramps: Roman Chamomile, Catnip and Bergamot. (Bergamot also features the linalool-linalyl acetate synergy!)”
So ingenious are its seeds they carry their own parachute, floating on the wind in elegance, capable of up to a mile’s travel. This plant, subjected to the most toxic pesticides by some, is actually a medicine the likes of which our society needs in mass. And their food utility, edible from root to flower, was appreciated enough by humans past to carry it to many far-off places.
That person, who always eats wholesome food, enjoys a regular lifestyle, remains unattached to the objects of the senses, gives and forgives, loves truth and serves others, is without disease. —Vagbhata Sutrasthana, an ancient Vedic Text
FROM CAROL LITTLE: “I am planning to grow Anise Hyssop again this year, in my tiny garden. I love its fragrant broad leaves and gorgeous purple floral spikes. This beauty is definitely one of my favourite pollinators and it’s a joy to watch the buzzing bees who agree that this is a special plant friend. Anise hyssop medicine is fragrant and offers many benefits.”
I had a soft, painless, swelling on my right thumb for many years… on the outer surface and centrally located just above the joint.
A cloud of scalding, concentrated steam enveloped three fingers of my right hand. Instant, intense PAIN! Burned badly, I dropped the pot on the stovetop
What is a Lipoma? Lipomas are benign, unsightly, and sometimes uncomfortable, fatty tumors usually under the skin that can be a variety of shapes and sizes, anywhere on the body. Find out more about lipomas and how you can treat them in this post.
Pure steam distilled essential oils are AMAZING when you need pain relief and have become our family’s ‘medicine cabinet’ go-to first-aid solution.